Rev. Jesse L. Timmons was a faithful and devoted husband to his wife, Mary Ann Melvin Timmons for 43 years, a loving and outstanding father to: his one son, Joseph L. Timmons (Maria) of Winston-Salem, NC; two daughters, Michelle A. Payne (Marquine) and Monique A. Temoney (Leon) both of Greensboro, NC; two brothers, Willie L. Timmons of Miami, Fl. and Jerry Timmons of Atlanta, Ga.; three sisters, Barbara Holmes White, Gladys Timmons Cole of Miami, Fl. and Lucy Timmons Freeman of Miramar, Fl.; six grandchildren, McKenna A. Timmons, Jayce L. Timmons, Madison A. Temoney, McKinley A. Temoney and Marquine L. Payne, Jr. and Nina Payne; mother-in-law, Dorothy Lee McNeill of Raleigh, NC; four brothers-in-law, Vernon Lee of Raleigh, NC, Donnell McNeill of Macon, Georgia, Dwight Pitts (Donna) and John Rainey (Angelene) both of Fayetteville, NC; three sisters-in-law, Shirley Hicks (Larry) of Charlotte, NC, Lashawn Collins and Kenya Collins both of Raleigh, NC; through marriage, Jesse received love and respect from three special aunts: Lessie J. Melvin, Williamstown, Massachusetts, Ruby M. McArthur and Ruth M. King both of Hartford, Connecticut; several nieces, nephews; six “sisters” in Christ, Virginia L. Hill, Dorothy McLaughlin, Rev. Dr. Carol Lynn Brinkley, Melissa McAllister, Tonia L. Wakefield and Daphney Monroe; a special cousin, Charles E. Johnson; and other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family request a generous donation to the Rev. Jesse L. Timmons Scholarship Fund, C/O Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, 414 Pittman Grove Church Road, Raeford, NC, 28376 or Laurel Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 745 Purdie Road, Lumber Bridge, NC 28357. (Checks or money orders payable to Mt. Pisgah MBC or Laurel Hill MBC for the Rev. Jesse L. Timmons Scholarship Fund)
Rev. Jesse L. Timmons Scholarship Funds